What I Drank Last Night
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La Bri Syrah 2010

Showy.

Do awards stickers sell wine? Well, I noticed the Syrah 2010 from Franschhoek property bearing a Shiraz SA Wine Challenge decal selling for R98.99 a bottle at Liquor City Claremont and was consequently intrigued to try it. It’s a blend of 96% Shiraz … [Read more...]

La Bri Merlot 2010

How Merlot can you go?

Last night I revisited the Merlot 2010 from La Bri in Franschhoek for the first time since it won the trophy for best in class at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. I was on the panel along with Angela Lloyd and Anthony Rose which judged Merlot and … [Read more...]

La Bri Syrah 2010

Flower power.

Irene Waller arrived at La Bri in Franschhoek from Graham Beck in mid-2010 and while she didn’t vinify the wines of that vintage, she was responsible for seeing them into bottle, meaning she could take a little of the credit for the Merlot 2010 … [Read more...]